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These inscriptions, found along the Orhon river in Mongolia, contain important historical, linguistic and cultural data of the Old Turkic period.
The steppe region where they originated encompasses southern Siberia and all the Orhon river basin south of Lake Baykal.
Orhon inscriptions, Orhonalso spelled Orkhon Oldest extant Turkic writings, discovered in 1889 in the Orhon River valley of northern Mongolia and deciphered in 1893 by the Danish philologist Vilhelm Thomsen.